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NBC Bay Area News at 11 : KNTV : February 12, 2013 11:00pm-11:35pm PST
Favorited: 3 years ago
Comment: Correction: Looking at poverty rates during periods when the minimum wage went up and stayed steady long enough for analysis shows a decrease in poverty rate of 7.5% in 1960-1966 and of 1.4% in1997-2005. Just the opposite conclusion.
 
NBC Bay Area News at 11 : KNTV : February 12, 2013 11:00pm-11:35pm PST
Favorited: 3 years ago
Comment: Looking at poverty rates during periods when the minimum wage went up and stayed steady long enough for analysis shows a decrease in poverty rate from 7.5% (1960-1966) to 1.4% (1997-2005). Just the opposite conclusion.
 
NBC Bay Area News at 11 : KNTV : February 12, 2013 11:00pm-11:35pm PST
Favorited: 3 years ago
Comment: If this is supposed to be a reality check, you should get your facts right. The conclusion that poverty rates increased with minimum wage increases bad analysis and misleading. Poverty rates go up during recessions, such as 2007-2009.